Journeyman Welder/Fabricator to Join our Team Up North!



A local company with a global ambition, Paul Bros was established in 1978 and is the Norths steel specialty company. We were the second business by the Paul family with the first one being Back Bay Welding in the early 1970’s. Welding is in our roots and carried forward in the Paul family name. As the premier manufacturing facility in the North, Paul Bros provides a number of services and products.

Paul Bros Nextreme Inc. is currently looking to hire a Journeyman Welder/Fabricator with Fitting and/or Ironworking Experience. Candidates must possess a strong fabrication background.

The ideal candidate should have a positive attitude with a strong work ethic, be willing to work shift work, get along well with others in a team environment, but also comfortable working under minimal supervision and is willing to be flexible with last minute or emergency client requests.

Hours are based on a minimum 40 hours per week and with opportunities for overtime as our work week is Monday to Saturday 8am to 6pm in Yellowknife.

Relocation assistance is available and candidates relocating will also be offered a room in our subsidized Staff Accommodation in Yellowknife, which is located next to our Manufacturing Facility. Candidates who successfully complete their 3 months’ probation will also be eligible for the company’s health/dental benefits.

Wage is dependent upon experience, certifications and is competitive.

Certifications (the following certifications are considered an asset):

Journeyman Welder CWB Certification B-Pressure Certification Aerial Work Platform Confined Spaces Fall Protection Driver’s License (Class 5) Skills:

Read and interpret blueprints/drawings to correctly fabricate and assemble products from start to finish Accurately & timely record time and material on every job Follow work orders accurately to interpret job instructions Familiar with shop fabricating equipment such as brakes, shears, bandsaws, ironworkers, drill presses and plasma cutters Able to work in fast paced environment Inspects work in progress and finished products Safety Orientated Punctual and on time Basic mathematical skills Ability to work with hands, lift heavy objects and stand on your feet for long periods of time often doing repetitive motions Experience:

Strong focus on housekeeping in the shop, in the field and any other work areas including the mine. Cleaning work areas/ maintenance on equipment as required. Safe use and operation of Gouging, welding using SMAW/FCAW/GMAW/TIG processes, plasma cutters, oxy/acetylene cutting equipment, Ironworkers, bandsaws, automated cutting equipment, machining equipment, presses, threading equipment, line boring tools, drill presses and other associated fabrication and construction equipment as required. Welding, cutting, grinding, measuring, calibration, layout, fabrication as well as other related activities required while performing maintenance and overhauls on heavy/medium/light equipment fleets and facilities. Performs high quality work at all times with strong attention to detail Ability to work with little to no supervision The disassembly, repair and overhaul of heavy equipment implements such as buckets, clams, blades, truck trays as well as other associated tasks. Capable of successfully completing all skill tests required to demonstrate quality welding and fabrications skills as requested by the operation. The diagnosis and troubleshooting of equipment problems; identifying and replacing failed components, worn or broken parts, making all necessary adjustments and alignments as well as performing quality repairs. Preventative maintenance focus with strong inspection and defect identification skills TIG Welding Experience considered an asset Paul Bros NEXTreme Inc. looks forward to your application. Please e-mail cover letters and resumes. This job position will remain open until filled. We will only contact successful candidates via e-mail and/or phone. All other resumes will be kept on file for 3 months. Please do not fax your resume.



All our directors are Aboriginal and were born and raised in the Northwest Territories from all three recognized aboriginal groups: Dené, Métis, and Inuvialuit. We are CWB and COR certified. With our diverse team of welders, ironworkers, millwrights, pipefitters, machinists, mechanics, carpenters, industrial painters, plumbers, welding inspectors, and engineers; we are a regional leader and deliver unrivaled quality and optimum value.


We hold all the qualified certifications. We are certified to the National COR Certification, and CWB Certified.


Chosen as the recipient of the top 20 under-40 Award Canada Wide from the Canadian Welding Association in October 2015 Received the Aboriginal Business of the Year Award from the NWT Chamber of Commerce in October 2015 Highlighted on the Cover of the NWT Construction Magazine (and profiled within) in June 2014 Received the Advanced in Technology Award in October 2014 Received the Top in Technology Award in October 2011 We have a 12000 sq. feet shop space with vacant properties, heavy equipment, and mobile operations. We also have our own dedicated machine shop with Computerized (CNC) lathes, mills, plasma cutters, roller, brake, and saw.

Our team receives regular training to make sure they stay updated with the latest equipment and standards.